LE22 Viognier Roussanne Marsanne

VIOGNIER, ROUSSANNE & MARSANNE are the only three white wine grapes permitted to be grown in Northern Rhône. 

Tantalizing peach, apricot, and Meyer lemon flavours, just hinting at honeysuckle and brioche. This textured wine leans to the fuller side but stays smooth and fresh with elegant balance. 

MEDIUM-FULL BODY & DRY | 13%

 

Wine Pairing Recipe!

Easy yet elegant, these savoury pastries are perfect for the fruity palate and balanced acidity of the LE22 Viognier Roussane Marsanne. 
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LE22 Aglianico Barbera

Aglianico (‘ali-yawn-nico’), considered one of Italy’s 3 greatest wine grapes, partners with popular Barbera to create a balanced blend with big personality. You’ll savour every sip of this big Italian red. 

A balanced blend with big personality. Dominant flavours of black cherry, pepper spice, blackberry and plum are enhanced with licorice, dried herbs, and a light mineral note. This is a wine to sit back with, sip and savour. 

FULL BODY & DRY | 14% 

 

Food Pairing Recipe!

Even with a few clever shortcuts, lasagna is a labour of love – but so worth the effort. So, take your time, pour a glass of wine and enjoy the process as you make this beloved dish to share with family and friends. 
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LE22 Pinot Grigio Gewürztraminer

THIS UNIQUE DUO is a New World take on the historic Gewürz-Pinot Gris field blends of Alsace, France. Distinctive & delicious Gewürztraminer brings a new dimension to perennial favourite Pinot Grigio. 

Juicy and refreshing with a kiss of sweetness and loads of character. Juicy peach and bright citrus, with underlying flavours of lychee, cantaloupe, and light notes of ginger spice and lemon zest. 

MEDIUM BODY & OFF-DRY | 12.5% 

 


Food Pairing Recipe!

Nutty, sweet and a little smoky, these skewers can be served as an appetizer or weeknight main course and are delicious with our juicy and citrusy LE22 Pinot Grigio Gewürztraminer. 
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LE22 Malbec Bonarda Syrah

This food-friendly blend of Argentina’s favourite red varietals has it all – red fruit, dark berry, spice, vanilla and chocolate. Mendoza’s altitude is key to these concentrated flavours and zesty acidity.
BONARDA is the 2nd most planted grape in Argentina. Its punchy fruit flavours and soft tannins make is a great blending partner.

FULL BODY & DRY | 14%
 

Food Pairing Recipe!

A beefy, garlicky burger accented with rosemary and a tangy yet creamy blue cheese sauce; this is a match made in backyard barbecue heaven. 
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LE22 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

This classic combination never disappoints. Cab Sauv and Merlot were made for each other and it shows in this silky, seamless blend. 
A classic combination. Black currant and dried herb aromas lead to a palate stacked with layers of deep cherry, black fruit, baking spice and mocha. A concentrated and seamless blend with silky tannin.

MEDIUM-FULL BODY & DRY | 13%

 

Wine pairing recipe!  

Up your appetizer game with this Perfect Party Pairing. The earthy, meaty flavours of these flavourful mushrooms are the ideal partner to our silky LE22 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot blend. 
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Refreshing Beer Cocktail

Sounds funny, but this beverage is so refreshing and thirst-quenching! Just what you all need to sip on while you’re rooting for your favourite team!

This is the perfect cocktail for fancy beer drinking. Start with a little rum, add some fresh citrus juices and simple syrup.  Then top it all off with ice cold beer. Stick a straw in it and you are good to go!
Try this cocktail with lemon juice and also with lime juice. Both are very good — the lime is a bit sweeter.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Ounce rum
  • 1 lemon, juiced (lime is really delicious also)
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 1 Ounce simple syrup (it’s easy – directions follow)
  • 4 Ounces beer
  • ice

INSTRUCTIONS

Fill a 16 ounce glass with ice
Add rum, simple syrup*, lemon and orange juices
Top with beer

To make simple syrup, heat equal parts sugar and water in saucepan over medium high heat. Whisk until sugar has dissolved. Continue cooking for a couple more minutes. Cool. Store in covered container in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.


Original article from: www.therecipewench.com

Canada Day Cocktail

Why is this drink called a Shuggie? Your guess is as good as ours, but we’re certain you and your guests will love this rum-based cocktail infused with rhubarb, ginger, lime and Thai basil flavours.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 strawberries
  • 6 small/medium basil leaves
  • 1 1/2 oz Gosling’s dark rum
  • 1/2 oz Canton ginger liqueur
  • 1/4 oz lime juice
  • 3 oz rhubarb syrup
  • soda

INSTRUCTIONS

In a martini shaker, add strawberries and basil and muddle.

Add ice, rum, ginger liqueur, lime juice and rhubarb syrup. Shake and strain into glass with ice and top with soda.

Garnish with fresh lime wedge and strawberry.

Yields: 1 serving


Original article by: Food Network Canada
From: www.foodnetwork.ca/recipe/shuggie/

Everything’s Coming Up Rosé – Sangria


Natasha David, co-owner of Nitecap in New York City, creates this sophisticated sangria by combining rosé wine with pleasantly bitter Aperol and delicate, floral hibiscus tea.

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 ounces chilled dry rosé
  • 4 ounces Lillet rosé
  • 4 ounces chilled brewed hibiscus tea
  • 2 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • 2 ounces Simple Syrup
  • 1 ounce Aperol
  • 4 ounces chilled club soda
  • Grapefruit wheel halves, lemon wheels and slice strawberries, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

In a pitcher or punch bowl, combine the rosé, Lillet, tea, lemon juice, Simple Syrup and Aperol. Fill the pitcher with ice and stir well. Stir in the club soda and garnish with the fruit. Serve in chilled wineglasses. 

Yields: 4-6 servings


Original article by: Natasha David
From: www.foodandwine.com/recipes/everythings-coming-rose

Moscato Sangria

This easy moscato sangria is so easy to make with only 4 ingredients: moscato wine, lemon lime soda, vodka and strawberries. Swap sparkling water or club soda if you prefer it less sweet, or customize it by adding more of your favorite fruits. We like peaches and watermelon, too! Either way, it’s a party favorite, and it’s perfect for bridal and baby showers or a backyard bbq.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 750-ml bottle pink moscato wine
  • 1/2 cup strawberry flavored vodka
  • 2 cups lemon-lime soda (or club soda)
  • 610 large strawberries, sliced

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a large pitcher, combine the wine and vodka. Add strawberries and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Just before serving, add the lemon-lime soda.
  3. Serve over ice.

Yields: 6 servings


Original article by: Melissa Belanger
From: simplywhisked.com/pink-strawberry-sangria